Our bodies are truly a miracle of nature. There are a lot of things about our bodies that we do not yet understand and among those that we understand often leave us in awe. As the new discoveries are made we become more and more fascinated by our bodies. In this article we discuss some of the lesser known facts about the human body that will truly surprise you.
Eyes can tell if you are cold or not
The condition when a human body becomes too cold is called hyperthermia. In this case the vessels in the eyes contract trying to save as much as heat possible. The contraction causes the eyes to look smaller than usual and this can also temporary blindness in the subjects.
Hearing of left ear is better
Scientists revealed that the right ear in your body is an expert in tracking sound from moving sources while your left ear hears sound better from stationary source. So, if you want to listen carefully to someone talking to you move your left ear towards them
Fact about heartburns
One of the best ways of getting rid of heartburn without taking any medicine is to lie down on your left side. In this way your esophagus will be lifted and prevent the acid from travelling up.
Snakes aren’t the only one shedding skin
Our bodies have the capability of shedding whole layers of skin like a snake and reveal a new and healthier skin underneath. This can be particularly noticed in feet when they become dry.
Truth about adrenaline
In the case of emergency your body needs extra energy to perform any task. That is when adrenaline kicks in and gives you the strength of a superhero. Adrenaline performs various biological functions on your body giving you extra strength and energy.
Weather forecasting via knees?
Some of the people can tell when a storm is approaching just by paying close attention to their knees. The pressure in the air drops when a storm is approaching which causes the pressure of liquid in our knee joints to change. This change becomes the reason of pain in knee joints.
Eyes cannot lie
Your pupils can away the information related to your emotions because they are connected to the sympathetic nervous system. That is why when you look at someone that you love the size of your pupils can double up.
Cough to get rid of pain
While you are coughing the synapses of your brain are blocked momentarily and it is unable to feel pain. So, if you are afraid of getting an injection you should cough right when you are getting it.
Easiest way to clear a congested nose
Instead of taking different medicines the best way to get rid of a congested nose is to put pressure on your forehead and push your tongue to the roof of your mouth. This will cause movement in the bone nose and your nose will be cleared within 20 seconds.
How to block pain
If you are experiencing pain in your face or mouth the easiest way to get rid of it is by applying ice in the V that is formed between your thumb and the pointer finger. The nerves to your face and mouth start from this area of the hand and if you numb these the pain will go away or get better at least.